Follow the Trail with Bill Reid,
The Last Green Valley's Chief Ranger

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Spring Outdoors in The Last Green Valley

April 26, 2016

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Spring Outdoors in The Last Green Valley In this column two weeks ago I introduced readers to a new program sponsored by The Last Green Valley called “Spring Outdoors.” We are partnering with our region’s land trusts and conservation…

Exploring The Last Green Valley – The Call of the Wild

April 19, 2016

Exploring The Last Green Valley – The Call of the Wild I have seen them on many occasions, followed their tracks in the snow, and been bolted awake by their long lonely howl from the dark woods.  Every encounter is recalled and always thrilling. One…

Spring Outdoors in The Last Green Valley

April 13, 2016

From time to time over the next two months, this column will feature a new program being organized by The Last Green Valley, Inc. called “Spring Outdoors.” The program provides land trusts and conservation commissions throughout the region the opportunity to showcase interesting features and…

Find your Quiet Place in The Last Green Valley

April 5, 2016

“Time and space – time to be alone, space to move about – these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow.” Edwin Way Teale When I was about 12 years old, I discovered an ancient white oak tree located about a mile from my…

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Gladys Tantaquidgeon: A Mohegan Woman Born to Follow the Sun

March 29, 2016

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Gladys Tantaquidgeon: A Mohegan Woman Born to Follow the Sun In celebration of Women’s History Month, my March columns have focused on memorable women who lived in The Last Green Valley. There are many women from our region who…

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Clara Barton: Humanitarian and Founder of American Red Cross

March 22, 2016

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Clara Barton: Humanitarian and Founder of American Red Cross In celebration of Women’s History Month, each of my columns this month is focusing on remarkable women who lived in The Last Green Valley. There are many women from our…

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Women’s History Month – Harriet Arnold Tourtellotte, Philanthropist and Founder

March 15, 2016

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Women’s History Month – Harriet Arnold Tourtellotte, Philanthropist and Founder In celebration of Women’s History Month, my column last week was the first in a series about remarkable women who lived in The Last Green Valley. There are many…

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Women’s History Month in The Last Green Valley

March 8, 2016

Exploring The Last Green Valley – Women’s History Month in The Last Green Valley March is Women’s History Month and for the next few weeks this column will feature remarkable women who lived in our region. This year, at the national level, Women’s History Month…